Summer 2014 campaign video to gain long-term sustainers to support the ongoing work of Shaping San Francisco, a vital public utility (though seldom recognized as such) that provides a living archive of San Francisco, and by the project's very existence, holds down an important niche in the local cultural ecology of the City. Walking and Bicycle history tours, Public Talks both live and archived online, and the ever-expanding archive at Foundsf.org are irreplaceable treasures of San Francisco's... Topics: history, politics, ecology, tours, bicycles, walking, fundraising, support, sustainers, 3% Solution
Not only have the Balkans been obliterated by NATO 'humanitarian intervention', eviscerated by imposed neoliberal economic restructuring, and their peoples, particularly the Roma gypsy flung to the corners of the earth, but they've suffered the indignities of centuries of lies, caricature, distortion, and misinformation. Here to discuss, disturb and offer a gentle corrective or two, is a panel of folks from the Balkans and its environs including Andrej Grubacic, Yugoslav author, most recently,... Topics: PM Press, Yugoslavia, Balkans, Roma, Gypsy, European history, Shaping San Francisco, SSF,...
"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make." - William Morris With the apparent end of one era and the dawning of a new â and unknown one â we thus turn our attention to the question of inheritance and new generations. We want to think about the way political generations form, and whether the experience of past generations can play a useful role in this. How do those who have been through previous generations of... Topics: anti-globalization, activism, summits, Free Association, radical politics, PM Press, Shaping SF,...
Francis Calpotura describes the importance of an identity-based organization, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, in organizing communities around environmental justice concerns. Topics: environmental justice, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, APEN, Asian American, identity politics
In April 1990, some friends toured the East, from East Berlin to Sczcezin, Poland, to Gdansk, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, and finally to Prague, Czechoslovakia. We encountered a wildcat train strike across the border in Poland which at the time seemed rather momentous, with aspiring middle-class politicians representing "Solidarnosc" pitted against the rank-and-file train workers. We rode across Poland in a cab, met anarchists and other radicals along the way, and even have a short clip of... Topics: Anti-Economy League of San Francisco, Eastern Europe, East Berlin, Poland, Gdansk, Solidarnosc,...
"The economic reforms that have brought China economic prosperity now threaten the livelihood of many Chinese workers. FRONTLINE follows 10 Chinese citizens caught up in the social and economic transformation."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, China, economic conditions, economics, politics Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
An older employee responds appropriately when he is told that the big promotion is going to a younger, more educated employee. Heres another film in the Calvin management series that provides no answers, but lets you decide which is the best way not to promote the old guy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 5 reviews ) Topic: workplace politics
Perhaps that Cajun-sounding employee has a bigger problem than what he keeps griping about and now the union is involved. What a mess! What is a foreman supposed to do? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 5 reviews ) Topic: workplace politics
While trying to address the problems of gossip in the workplace, this film does an excellent job of offending everyone involved the overreacting manager, the nosey secretary and the chattering female grapevine participants. Shown to audiences nowadays, you can see folks flinch every time a female employee is referred to as a "girl." To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: workplace politics
With such a provocative title, this film illustrates some of the perceived problems a supervisor might face working with women, but ultimately demonstrates where the real problem lies. The irritated supervisor in this film shows up again in The Grapevine. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 12 reviews ) Topics: workplace politics, gender issues